Hastings College academic merit scholarships are awarded based on your standardized test scores and grade point average. Since you provide this information on your admissions application, there's no separate form fill out.
The amounts below are renewable each year provided you maintain satisfactory academic progress.
General Academic Awards
ACT GPA Academic Award
26 or higher 3.75 $14,000 Crimson Scholarship
26 - 29 3.5 $12,000 Ambassador Scholarship
23 - 25 3.0 $11,000 Ringland Scholarship
20 - 22 3.0 $10,000 Pro Rege Scholarship
If you demonstrate academic promise at Hastings College but do not qualify for our merit scholarship program, you may be eligible for the Hastings College Student Success Grant, valued at $6,000 per year.
Samuel Alexander Academic Scholarship
If you’re a student who shows ability, potential and passion in an academic area, you may be eligible for a Samuel Alexander Academic Scholarship. These scholarships range upward from $2,000 and are awarded to students who choose not to receive Talent Scholarships, such as an athletic, music, theatre, art, speech/forensics and media scholarships.
All Crimson Scholarship recipients receive a $14,000 merit scholarship from Hastings College and may compete at Crimson Scholars Day for an additional (and renewable!) amount shown below.
- Walter Scott Scholarships (full-tuition)
- Trustee Scholarships (an additional $9,000 per year)
- President Scholarships (an additional $8,000 per year)
- Provost Scholarships (an additional $7,000 per year)
- Dean Scholarships (an additional $3,000 per year)
To qualify, high school seniors must do the following by January 12, 2015:
- Apply to Hastings College and complete all admissions requirements
- Maintain a 3.75 GPA or higher
- Score a 26 composite or higher on the ACT exam or at least 1170 on the SAT exam
Participants will interview during Crimson Scholars Day on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 (inclement weather date is Feb. 15). Additional scholarship amounts are based on:
- Participation during Crimson Scholars Day
- Expected academic and leadership contributions to Hastings College
Scholarship winners will be announced by February 28, 2015.
Register for Crimson Scholars Day
Contact the Admissions Office at 402.463.7315.